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Title : Paralegal - Criminal

Location : California - Oakland
Refer to Job # MKMN815944

Paralegal - Criminal Duties: Organize files and present flagged information to the attorney. Docket and calendar events, meetings and court hearings. Update and manage the firm's online case management system. Communicate with clients by providing updates and answering questions that do not involve legal advice. Communicate with outside agencies, clients, vendors, etc. regarding case statuses or matters. Compile and prepare documents for court filing (personally, by mail, electronically, etc) via process server with applicable instructions and filing fees. Collaborate with firm attorneys regarding case statuses, tasks, deadlines, and projects. Conduct research on laws, legal articles, and regulations. Issue spot and draft relevant motions for attorney review and submission. Draft documents by customizing applicable forms and pleadings for attorney review and editing. Draft correspondence on behalf of attorney for attorney signature and review. Draft motions, court forms, mitigation packets, information requests, subpoenas, and other legal documents ensuring proper formatting, style, and captions on firm documents. Prepare discovery requests and responses to discovery demands for attorney review. Secure timely transcription of case-related audio and video recordings. Ensure timely preparation and service of witness subpoenas for relevant hearings as well as timely call-offs when no longer needed. Coordinate experts, investigators, and other third-party service providers for all cases where needed. Complete case summaries and memos for case file and attorney review. Help attorneys prepare cases for hearings (trial binders, scheduling calls, document gathering, PowerPoint, etc.). Assist attorneys in the courtroom with contested hearings. Qualifications: Should have a High school diploma; an Associate's degree or legal training is preferred. Experience with online case management systems or client relationship management systems is also preferred. Excellent communication skills and pay attention to detail. Proficiency in Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Lexis Nexis, and Mac Operating Systems.Must complete projects within the assigned deadlines. Exhibit the highest level of dependability when it comes to tracking and meeting deadlines. Should be a key player on the team you must be dependable, punctual, computer literate, a fast typist, and have a great attitude.

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